The events of 2020 have had a dramatic and long-lasting impact on how we work, requiring companies to make an abrupt shift to support a largely remote workforce. Rapid adoption of a distributed workplace model has emerged as a result, breaking from the traditional in-office environment to enable secure work from any place and from any device.
IDC research shows that while IT spending may decrease, 79% of CEOs support moving more applications to the cloud to provide better business resiliency and minimize disruptions. This number has been on the increase in past months (IDC's COVID-19 Impact on IT Spending Survey, July 2020). The data suggests that CEOs recognize the ability to scale quickly and the ability maintain budget controls as key factors in selecting more cloud-based solutions